A VHA pilot program hopes to pull patient data from military and commercial electronic health record systems, applications, devices and wearables and send it to a patient's healthcare team in real-time.
The annual defense bill authorized a pilot program to test value-based insurance design for people covered by Tricare, the U.S. Defense Department's health benefits program.
The partnership will allow Berg to examine more than 13,000 tissue samples from breast cancer patients for biomarkers that could boost precision medicine and oncology research alike.
The scheduled initial rollout of the Military Health System's new multibillion-dollar electronic health record system has been delayed, at least for several months. The schedule was "aggressive" and more time was needed to address issues that came up during testing.
UnitedHealthcare will fight to continue providing health coverage for U.S. military members through Tricare after losing out on the Pentagon's 2017 contracts worth up to $58.2 billion to its top competitors.
The U.S. Defense Department has awarded multiyear contracts worth $58 billion to Humana and Centene Corp. to manage Tricare, surprisingly booting incumbent health insurer UnitedHealthcare in the process.
Ascension, the nation's largest not-for-profit hospital system, has provided care to 1,600 military veterans under the new Veterans Choice healthcare program since launching an advertising blitz in 21 of its major markets in March.
The VA has awarded $4.6 billion in supply chain contracts for distribution of medical-surgical supplies to four major vendors, with a new caveat that many other health systems are demanding: Supplies must be able to be distributed in the lowest unit of measure so that they can go straight to the...
Allscripts reported flat revenue for fiscal 2015, as the electronic health record systems supplier saw lower revenue from client services. Bookings, however, were a boon for Allscripts last year, reaching $1.1 billion, a 20% increase from 2014.
The Navy said Tuesday an initial inspection at Naval Medical Center San Diego found no sign of a gunman or a shooting.
The professional association of hospital CIOs is offering $1 million for a universal patient identifier method that could enable providers and health information exchanges to automate the record matching system and ensure 100% accuracy.
The recent challenges in the VA healthcare system have received much attention. Among the most daunting is the shortage of healthcare professionals in the Veterans Health Administration. With 41,000 vacancies, close to 1 in 6 positions are unfilled.